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Malaysia Airlines Service From EWR-ARN-KUL  
User currently offlineMptpa From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 549 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 4342 times:

Does anyone know of how this route is doing for MAS? How is the traffic on EWR-ARNa nd ARN-KUL? What is the prognosis for this route to survive the cuts and even prosper?

The pricing is quite cheap (I checked for EWR-KUL-BKK and it was only $3440 in Business class!!)


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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3820 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 4329 times:

I think the route does very well, last summer it warrented an upgrade from the 772 to the 744!

Does anyone know whether MH will upgrade the route this summer?

I've heard rumours that MH want to start additional flights from ARN or CPH to N. America from KUL  Smile

Rob!  wave 

User currently onlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7945 posts, RR: 41
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 4290 times:

I hope that MH is making money in this route because that would mean that they don't need to axe it. On the other hand, there has been speculation that MH will limit its flights to Europe to LHR, CDG and AMS, and that ARN is a possible target for cancellation, which would result in the EWR-ARN service being cancelled as well.

Next flights: MEX-AMS KL 74M | AMS-PRG KL E90 | PRG-CDG AF A320 | CDG-MEX AM 788
User currently offlinePera From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 11 hours ago) and read 4262 times:

Malaysian is not making money on this route.

User currently offlineMptpa From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 549 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 11 hours ago) and read 4238 times:

Well, I know thi sis slated to be a B772 still upto July. I am booked on it on July 01. The flight seems to be almost full in the business class cabin, when I tried to get the seats I wanted, I had to settle for the next choice. However, I am not sure how they are doing on a year round basis.

Also I noticed the fare is quite inexpensive.

If they do cancel ARN, will that mean they will cancel EWR as well, or route through CDG or AMS? Do they have 5th freedom rights between CDG/AMS to the US? They do have a good partnership with KL for the AMS-KUL and vying to get into SkyTeam, so CDG will not be a bad idea?? What do you think??

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